Teacher of the Deaf – KS2
Teacher of the Deaf – KS2
Job Reference: Annalise

Full Job Description

SEND is seeking a dedicated and experienced Specialist Teacher for Deaf Students to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a qualified Teacher of the Deaf with a strong commitment to supporting the diverse needs of our students. This role requires expertise in working with students who use sign language, are verbal, or are non-verbal.

The School is a mainstream three-entry primary school with a significant number of deaf students. Our inclusive environment supports students across Years 3 and 4 or Years 5 and 6 with a wide range of cognitive abilities. Our mission is to provide a supportive and enriching educational experience for all our students, ensuring every child can achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver tailored lessons to deaf students, ensuring they can access the full curriculum.
  • Use a range of communication methods, including British Sign Language (BSL), spoken English, and other assistive technologies.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages participation and engagement.
  • Monitor and assess student progress, providing regular feedback and individualised support.
  • Collaborate with mainstream teachers, support staff, and parents to create comprehensive educational plans.
  • Provide training and support to staff on best practices for working with deaf students.
  • Stay current with the latest developments in deaf education and inclusive teaching strategies.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and recognised qualification as a Teacher of the Deaf.
  • Experience working with deaf students in an educational setting.
  • Proficiency in British Sign Language (BSL).
  • Strong understanding of adaptive teaching methods and assistive technologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude toward working with students of varied cognitive abilities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and inclusive working environment.
  • Relocation allowance if needed.
  • Chance for promotion within the first year for qualified candidates.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of deaf students.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and teaching philosophy to annalise@specialistsendgroup.co.uk.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £32,000.00-£57,000.00 per year


  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Bachelor’s


  • Teaching: 5 years (preferred)


  • QTS
  • Teacher of the Deaf

For more information about the role please contact:
Quote Job Reference: Annalise

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Published: 13 Jun, 2024

Job details

Job Location: Poplar, London
Job Type: Permanent
Application deadline: 2024-07-13

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